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Hear from the people whose lives have been changed thanks to your donations

Thousands of people will turn to The Salvation Army for help this winter. In over 600 communities across the UK we will be rolling our sleeves up and doing all we can for them.

Thanks to your generous donations we have been able to support people like Stephen overcome addiction and get off the streets for good. 

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Woman sitting on a sofa with her two small children both who are smiling

Finding courage

Connie came to us after leaving an abusive relationship and found the help and support she needed to turn her life around.

Read Connie's story
Young man outside in the cold with a tent behind him

'I know I'm not alone'

Last Christmas Scott was living on the streets, find out how we helped him get back on his feet.

Read Scott's story
Close up image of Waynes face, he is wearing a black jumper and a woolly hat.

Looking forward to a brighter future

Wayne had been homeless on and off since he was 15 years old, we helped him overcome his addiction and get off the streets for good.

Read Wayne's Story

We run food banks year-round from many of our churches and community centres.

As a result of the cost of living crisis, some food banks have seen a dramatic rise in need. Our dedicated teams of staff and volunteers are packing and delivering boxes of essential food supplies to those who need it most.

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Hove Salvation Army asks for help as food bank use doubles

Leaders say there has been significantly more need since the start of this year.

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23 Feb 2024

Emergency homeless clothing scheme urgently needs supplies

Phoenix Hub in Blackburn, a drop in for homeless, provides clean clothing and needs more donations.

Press release
22 Feb 2024

School donates food to Salvation Army Lifehouse in Coventry

A Coventry Girls’ School donates food and hot meals to Salvation Army Lifehouse.

Press release
21 Feb 2024

New job club will help people of Felixstowe back into to work

Our church in the town is launching a weekly Job Club from 28 February.

Press release
19 Feb 2024